As you may have guessed, marriage licenses are no longer required in Maryland.
We spoke with a couple couples counselor to learn how to get married in the state.
The good news is that marriage is still legal in Maryland, though there are a few restrictions.
Marriage is now legal if the couple has been married in another state, but not in Maryland unless both parties are over the age of 21.
Also, Maryland is a “minor” marriage license holder, meaning the person marrying can have up to four children, but the couple is not required to have children if one parent has been legally divorced.
As for how to obtain a marriage license in Maryland?
You can get one here.
You must present a completed application, including photo ID and proof of income and employment.
The state requires a $50.00 application fee, but there are online options.
Maryland does have a few different ways to get a marriage certificate.
You can do a paper certificate with a signature and a photo, or you can have your name and address stamped on a certificate.
This is the method of choice for couples who want to get their marriage certificate stamped on their wedding day.
For couples looking to get marriage licenses in their home state, the best way to get your marriage license stamped on your wedding day is to do it at a local county clerk’s office.
The clerk will take your application and send you a certified copy of your marriage certificate with the date of issue.
Then, the clerk will give you a stamp.
This will give your marriage a stamp of approval by the state of Maryland.
The process is simple: the clerk gives you a paper copy of the marriage certificate and stamps it on the wedding day of the couple.